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2009-08-27 08:44:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- American children miss more school days each year due to dental related problems than any other two diseases combined.(1) As parents help their kids prepare for back-to-school, they can help kids learn effective tooth brushing habits for a lifetime of good oral health with the new Philips Sonicare For Kids power toothbrush. Sonicare For Kids is specially designed to support kids' needs at every phase of oral development from 4 -10 years of age....

2009-07-01 08:00:00

-- Crest Pro-Health Enamel Shield toothpaste creates a micro-thin shield against acid attack -- CINCINNATI, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading women's health expert, Donnica L. Moore, MD, wants women to know that their dental health is important to their overall wellness. She recommends Crest and Oral-B Pro-Health products because they offer preventive solutions that can be easily integrated into a daily health regimen. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090701/NY38331 ) "Our...

2009-03-16 08:00:00

Exclusive Probiotic Works Naturally to Restore Oral Health CHICAGO, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunstar Americas, Inc., manufacturer of GUM(R) and Butler(R) brand products, has introduced GUM(R) PerioBalance(TM), one of the first probiotic supplements specifically created for oral health. GUM(R) PerioBalance(TM) is available online through www.drugstore.com or at the GUM(R) PerioBalance(TM) e-store (www.periobalance.com) and at Bartell Drugs retail locations in the Seattle area. GUM(R)...

2009-03-04 16:15:00

USAWorldSales.com is an online consumer goods store that carries a wide range of products and components to meet every ones needs. LOS ANGELES, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- USAWorldSales.com is an online consumer goods store that carries a wide range of products and components to meet every ones needs. USAWorldSales has been involved in the distribution of brand name products and are committed to giving consumers the best service and price available. USAWorldSales carries a broad selection of...

2009-02-17 10:20:00

Health Canada says counterfeit toothbrushes are being sold, falsely labeled as Colgate and Oral B products. Federal officials say consumers owning Colgate Massager, Colgate Navigator, Oral B Classic 40, Oral B Contura and Colgate 360 toothbrushes should verify their authenticity and if an imitation is suspected, consumers should stop using them immediately since they might present a health hazard. Health Canada said it has received one incident report of the bristles of a counterfeit Oral B...

2009-02-12 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Oral-B(R) Stages, the dental professional's #1 recommended toothbrush brand for children, today announced the launch of a campaign in recognition of National Children's Dental Health Month. The campaign will help provide education about the state of children's oral health in America, which continues to be a concern for both parents and healthcare providers alike. In fact, tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease(1) -- five...

2009-02-11 07:00:00

Men, Women Differ in Oral Health Care Habits CHICAGO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Valentine's Day is around the corner, and what do people find most attractive in others? The smile. A national survey from the American Dental Association, Crest(R) and Oral B(R) finds that the smile outranked eyes, hair and the body as the most attractive physical feature. Yet men and women differ when it comes to taking care of their teeth and gums. The nationally representative...

2009-02-03 13:36:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunstar Americas, Inc., manufacturer of GUM(R) and Butler(R) brand products and a leader in providing advanced oral care products to professionals and consumers worldwide, is putting its support behind the American Dental Association's (ADA) efforts to educate children on the importance of oral health. Each February since 1949, the ADA has sponsored National Children's Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. An...

2009-01-01 05:00:00

- Crest and Oral-B Partner with Operation Smile to See the Difference, Make a Difference - CINCINNATI, Jan. 1, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- From January through March 2009, Crest and Oral-B are encouraging people across the country to pledge to see the difference in their own smile while also making a difference in children's smiles worldwide. When people use Crest and Oral-B products, they will see the difference in their smile. People can also make a difference by simply purchasing...

2005-04-22 09:37:58

Circular-motion models beat manual brushing, studies show HealthDay News -- The circling motion unique to certain power toothbrushes is better at sweeping away dental plaque than the traditional 'up-and-down' technique used with manual brushes. That's according to a new review of 42 different studies, involving more than 3,800 participants, that found circle-motion electric toothbrushes outperformed simpler, hand-manipulated models. The review's British authors found that over one to three...

Latest Oral-B Reference Libraries

2010-09-16 16:15:29

The toothbrush, consisting of a head of tightly clustered bristles mounted on a handle, is a tool used to clean the teeth and gums. The long handle allows for cleaning of hard-to-reach areas of the mouth. Usually toothpaste is used with the toothbrush to increase the effectiveness of the toothbrush. Toothbrushes are made of various sizes, bristle textures, etc. Most dentists suggest using soft bristled toothbrushes due to harder ones damaging enamel. Pre-dating toothbrushes people used a...

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